Definition of verification in English:

verification

noun

  • 1[mass noun] The process of establishing the truth, accuracy, or validity of something:

    ‘the verification of official documents’
    • ‘As a result, its most effective use is to authenticate a card access request for positive identity verification.’
    • ‘The registration verification process had identified people who had registered, but who did not qualify.’
    • ‘Surely there must be a due process of checking and verification.’
    • ‘Identification of plants with botanical verifications is essential as contamination due to misidentification of plant species or parts is common.’
    • ‘We can't do what CBS did and what the panel describes: fail to recognize the nuances of the field of document verification.’
    • ‘The ability to perform early design-to-manufacture verifications has led to reduced waste and substantial cost savings.’
    • ‘As a result, a very powerful tool, lint, was created which was able to make a large number of static verifications of the code.’
    • ‘At any rate, the end result of science is the objective product of multiple verifications and the findings of generations of scientists.’
    • ‘In neither instance did these verifications change any of the conclusions reported below, unless otherwise stated.’
    • ‘We had asked for some verifications from them about their process and the answers just weren't satisfactory.’
    • ‘Data and system integrity must be preserved through authority, operational, device, and other checks and verifications.’
    • ‘These verifications currently are in progress.’
    • ‘Once your eyes were thus opened you saw confirming instances everywhere: the world was full of verifications of the theory.’
    • ‘We wrote several books on the subject, just don't check the footnotes for verifications of time and place for said hat wearing.’
    • ‘Further, Net-based identities use very few verifications other than credit card information.’
    • ‘Moreover, she wrote in her July 5, 2001, letter, the cost of work search verifications would cost up to two times the estimated savings.’
    • ‘Once in place, many of the tests and verifications are repeated to assure workers that the payload and its shuttle interfaces are working together.’
    • ‘Serpa also suggested changes in the process, including international verification - something Marulanda has repeatedly opposed.’
    • ‘For accurate verification of data, interview techniques are considered insufficient.’
    • ‘I also approached the Israelis and submitted verifications.’
    confirmation, substantiation, corroboration, attestation, affirmation, validation, authentication, endorsement, accreditation, ratification, establishment, certification
    evidence, proof, support, witness, testament, documentation
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    1. 1.1Philosophy [often as modifier] The establishment by empirical means of the validity of a proposition:
      ‘the verification principle’
      • ‘This last claim embodies the ‘Verification Principle’ that the meaning of a statement is given by its method of verification.’
      • ‘The Vienna Circle espoused a verification theory of meaning but did not take it seriously enough.’
      • ‘Second, logic can be used as a verifications tool to see whether programs work.’
      • ‘Dewey held that value judgments express propositions that are subject to empirical testing and verification.’
      • ‘A priori knowledge is independent of empirical justification or verification.’
    2. 1.2 The process of ensuring that procedures laid down in weapons limitation agreements are followed.
      • ‘ESA have authorised the shipment to the Kennedy Space Center for the remaining part of the verifications and check-out tests.’
      • ‘It allows for end-to-end testing including the verification of the operational procedures.’
      • ‘These non-dimensional charts allow hand calculations and quick verifications in structural design of laterally loaded piles.’
      • ‘Aware of the political significance, the U.S. and Britain should handle the search for these weapons and their international verification with great care.’
      • ‘Technological change has produced numerous new weapons which could be destabilizing to deterrence and make verification more complicated.’
      • ‘This explains why qualitative verifications are widely used in the military sphere and scientific research in the World Ocean.’
      • ‘In return, it said it would stop making nuclear weapons, submit to weapons verification and dismantle all nuclear facilities.’
      • ‘It has to provide its own monitoring and verification.’
      • ‘The piece is mostly about the difficulties of weapon inspections verification.’
      • ‘It could also be tied to a back-end database so all verifications would be logged with the time, date and location.’
      • ‘It insisted only that a permanent lifting of the sanctions would have to await verification of Iraqi disarmament.’

Origin

Early 16th century: from Old French or from medieval Latin verificatio(n-), from the verb verificare (see verify).

Pronunciation:

verification

/ˌvɛrɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/